Town will pay its respects to fallen soldiers 94 years on

Belper will pays its respects to the fallen this Sunday – 94 years after the guns fell silent on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month.

The town council’s Remembrance Day Service will take commence with the Wreath Laying Ceremony in the town’s Memorial Gardensat 10.30 am.

A two-minute silence will observed in the gardens at 11am, following which the parade will leave at 11.10 am and make its way to Central Methodist Church for a service at 11.30 am.

In addition to these arrangements in Belper a service is to be held at 10 am at the Holy Trinity Church in Milford.

Any enquiries about the services should be made to town clerk Roz Bullimore at the Belper Town Council Offices on 01773 822116.

Last year the Poppy Appeal raised a record £38million nationally by selling about 40 million poppies.

This year the appeal, which has been running for more than 90 years, is aiming to raise £42million from the poppies which are handmade at a factory in Richmond, South West London.

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